Blacklead Lookout Site
US 828, ID 6

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 828, ID 6 (view other lookout sites in United States, Idaho)
Date Registered January 24, 2011
Nominated by Luke Channer
Location Clearwater National Forest
Clearwater County, Idaho
Coordinates N 46° 38.367' W 114° 51.073' (view using Google Maps)
N 46° 38' 22" W 114° 51' 04"
N 46.639450° W 114.851217°
Elevation 7,318 ft (2,231 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


In 1929, a 25' pole platform tower and log cabin were constructed on this site. In 1932, a new log cabin was built. In 1934, these were replaced by a 40' pole L-4 tower, along with a crows nest atop an L-6 tower two miles north near Goat Lake. The lookout is now gone.


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